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Month: January 2017

Call to NB Artists – Public Art Pilot Project for School

By Giv'er Saint John / January 16, 2017 /

The Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture is calling on professional artists to submit proposals to design, create and install artwork at a new elementary school in Saint John, NB. The total project budget is $20,000 and the submission deadline for the Public Art Project is Friday, February 17, 2017 at 4:00 pm. The new […]

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Boston Dinner 2017 Will Honour MSA Long-time Director & Former Chairman Vince Swazey

By Nola Chiasson / January 15, 2017 /

The 63rd Annual Boston Dinner to support MSA will be held Saturday, February 4th, 2017 at the Burlington Marriott, Burlington, MA. This year the Boston Dinner is honouring the MSA’s very own Director and Past Chairman Vince Swazey! Hopefully many of you can join us to pay tribute to this very special man.

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NB Annual Writing Competition goes Digital with $2600 in Prizes

By Giv'er Saint John / January 14, 2017 /

The Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick (WFNB) encourages all New Brunswickers to submit their poems, stories or creative essays to its 2016-17 Writing Competition. The contest opened on December 9th, 2016. Deadline for entries is March 3, 2017. All submissions must be made electronically through the WFNB website.

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January Happenings at the Doaktown Community School Library

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 13, 2017 /

The Doaktown Community School Library at 430 Main Street has many fun filled activities for all ages planned to help kick off the new year. Busy Bee Quilters – January 19th 6 to 8 PM Regular meetings are the first and third Thursday of the month. During library hours quilters are invited to work on…

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Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser for Eugene “Genie” and Theresa Sherrard

By chamber / January 12, 2017 /

There will be a Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser for Eugene “Genie” and Theresa Sherrard this Sunday, January 15th, 2017 from 8 am to 12 noon at the Knights of Columbus in Newcastle, 345 Campbell Street. There will be a 50/50 Draw and Door Prizes. Help raise funds for travel and other expenses! We would like to invite you…

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A Taste of Miramichi

By chamber / January 11, 2017 /

ANNOUNCING : A Taste of Miramichi May 15th – June 11th, 2017 A Taste of Miramichi will happen this spring, as our local restaurants invite you to enjoy their version of “A Taste of Miramichi.” The Miramichi Chamber of Commerce is pleased to be partnered with the City of Miramichi, the Miramichi River Tourism Association and […]

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Alzheimer Society kicks off Alzheimer Awareness Month with new campaign

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 10, 2017 /

Each year, 25,000 Canadians hear the words, “you have dementia.” But dementia is more than just numbers. Friends, families and members of our communities all experience the personal and social impact of dementia. For our healthcare system and economy this means higher demand for services and soaring costs. It’s not just their disease. It’s ours…

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First Senior’s Luncheon of 2017 Year at the Doaktown Legion

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 9, 2017 /

On Wednesday January 25th at 12 noon the Doaktown Legion will host its first Seniors Luncheon of the New Year, featuring baked ham, potato scallop, vegetables, rolls, and assorted desserts (plus local entertainment). Because of the increase in food prices, they will be implementing a $10 per person fee effective immediately. Take-out orders can be placed…

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Annual White Gold Dinner and Concert

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 6, 2017 /

The Annual White Gold Dinner and Concert is a kickoff to many of the events leading up to the 60th Annual Miramichi Folksong Festival this year! The White Gold Dinner and Concert will be held at the Beaverbrook Kin Centre, 100 Newcastle Blvd on Sunday February 12th. Returning for this annual event is special guest,…

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Free Class Tonight at Ground Control Fitness

By Discover Miramichi / January 5, 2017 /

There will be a Free Class tonight, Thursday January 5th, at Ground Control Fitness, 55 Cunard Street, in Chatham starting at 6 pm. Cardio & Strength In Only 45 Minutes! Punching Bags! Punching bags are used in our Boot Camp workouts during High Intensity intervals! 20-30 seconds bursts mixed with short test times to get your…

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50th Anniversary of the Closing of Saint Mary’s Convent/ High School

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 5, 2017 /

by Anthony McLean, Contributing Reporter In 1967, Canada celebrated its 100th Birthday. But also that year it marked the end of an era in the former Town of Newcastle with the closing of Saint Mary’s Convent/ High School after many years of educating young girls from the Miramichi Region and beyond. This year marks 50 years…

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Baie Sainte Anne “All You Can Eat” Smelt Fry

By Giv'er Miramichi / January 4, 2017 /

The Baie Sainte Anne All You Can Eat Smelt Fry organised by the Baie Sainte Anne Fire Department will take place this Saturday January 7th, 2017, starting at 11 am and continuing until 5 pm. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children under the age of 12. The meal includes one dessert and choice of coffee…

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